• Ja Rule & Ashanti at The Warfield, by Robert Alleyne
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    Review + Photos: Nothing but hits from Ja Rule + Ashanti at The Warfield

Review + Photos: Nothing but hits from Ja Rule + Ashanti at The Warfield

Ja Rule (photo: Robert Alleyne)

Ja Rule and Ashanti are two artists that flow naturally together like the classic duos of their respective genres. They were collaborators throughout their illustrious careers; when not [...]

By |September 6, 2016|1 Comment
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    Review + Photos: Charles for Change! Charles Bradley at The Chapel

Review + Photos: Charles for Change! Charles Bradley at The Chapel

The Chapel felt like a Baptist church as Charles Bradley preached the title track of his new record, Changes (even if it is a Black Sabbath tune). The man [...]

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Photos: Peter Bjorn and John breakin’ it at Slim’s

Peter Bjorn and John (photo: Jessica Perez)

After a change of venue, Swedish rock band Peter Bjorn and John played to an excited crowd at Slim's last night, September 1, 2016. [...]

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  • Us The Duo at The Fillmore, by Robert Alleyne
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    Review + Photos: Us The Duo give more than just love at The Fillmore

Review + Photos: Us The Duo give more than just love at The Fillmore

Us The Duo (photo: Robert Alleyne)

Michael and Carissa Alvarado, better know as Us The Duo, closed out their national tour in “the best city in the world,” for a night of [...]

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Photos: Heart bring the classics to the Shoreline

Heart (photo: Patric Carver)

Last Wednesday night, August 24, 2016, saw classic rock band Heart take the stage at the historic Shoreline Amphitheater. They were one of many great classic rock [...]

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  • Explosions In The Sky at the Mountain Winery, by Joshua Huver
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    Review + Photos: Explosions In The Sky at The Mountain Winery

Review + Photos: Explosions In The Sky at The Mountain Winery

Explosions In The Sky (photo: Joshua Huver)

On Monday night, The Mountain Winery Amphitheater in Saratoga was treated to a sonic exploration of symphonic beauty from the instrumental group Explosions In The [...]

By |August 31, 2016|2 Comments
  • X at the Mystic Theatre, by Patric Carver
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    Photos: X + Mike Watt and the Secondmen deliver at the Mystic Theatre

Photos: X + Mike Watt and the Secondmen deliver at the Mystic Theatre

X (photo: Patric Carver)

It was a lineup of some of the most legendary American punk acts at the Mystic Theatre in Petaluma last Monday night, August 29, 2016. LA band [...]

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The Bay Abridged: Aug 17 – 30

(illustration: Cassidy Miller)

In this recurring feature known as The Bay Abridged, our staff writers provide short, witty recaps on shows they attended around the Bay Area. A scene check, [...]

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Photos: Perfume dazzle at the Warfield

Perfume (photo: Robert Alleyne)

If you were passing by the Warfield on Sunday night, you would have seen a line packed around the block for fans waiting to get into the Perfume [...]

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Photos + Review: Dreamers’ record release show at Amoeba

Dreamers (photo: Estefany Gonzalez)

As Dreamers frontman Nick Wold thanked the crowd at Amoeba Music for attending the band’s This Album Does Not Exist release show on August 26, he told the audience that [...]

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  • Zella Day at Somo Village Event Center, by Estefany Gonzalez
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    Review + Photos: Zella Day at Somo Event Center, Rohnert Park

Review + Photos: Zella Day at Somo Event Center, Rohnert Park

Zella Day (photo: Estefany Gonzalez)

Back in 2015 Zella Day’s song “Hypnotic” brought her music attention. The track, off the album Kicker, earned her a spot on stage at various festivals including [...]

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    Still Whistling After All These Years: Peter Bjorn and John to play Slim’s on Thursday

Still Whistling After All These Years: Peter Bjorn and John to play Slim’s on Thursday

Ten years on, and Peter Bjorn and John’s “Young Folks” is still catchy as hell. Named one of the “Top 15 Whistling Songs” of all time by Rolling Stone [...]

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